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Welcome to PEARC20!
PEARC20’s theme is “Catch the Wave.” This year’s theme embodies the spirit of the community’s drive to stay on pace and in front of all the new waves in technology, analytics, and a globally connected and diverse workforce. We look forward to this year’s PEARC20 virtual meeting, where we can share scientific discovery and craft the future infrastructure.

The conference will be held in Pacific Time (PT) and the times listed below are in Pacific Time.

The connection information for all PEARC20 workshops, tutorials, plenaries, track presentations, BOFs, Posters, Visualization Showcase, and other affiliated events, are in the PEARC20 virtual conference platform, Brella. If you have issues joining Brella, please email pearcinfo@googlegroups.com.

Forough Ghahramani

NJEdge, Inc.
Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Sponsored Programs
New Jersey
As Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Sponsored Programs for Edge, I work with the research community in the state, region, and nation to understand their needs and provide access to the resources, expertise, and programs available through local, regional, and national platforms . As the chief advocate for research and principal architect for EdgeDiscovery, I provide a broad platform of support for innovation, acceleration, and engagement among researchers and other stakeholders in the scientific discovery domain. My over 25-year diversified career experience in higher education management includes previously serving as dean and department chair, program development, teaching and accreditation. Prior to joining academia, I held senior level engineering and management positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now Hewlett Packard) and consulted to Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, information technology, and financial services sectors. I am a transformational leader with experience in entrepreneurship, project management, technical sales, partnerships and strategic alliances, software engineering, bioinformatics, and organization-wide data strategy and information technology planning I hold a doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA in Marketing from DePaul University, MS in Computer Science from Villanova University, and BS in Mathematics with a minor in Biology from Pennsylvania State University. My research interests include, “bioinformatics, the challenges and opportunities associated with the convergence of biotechnology and information technology”, “models for fostering diversity and inclusion in the university innovation ecosystem”. As a trailblazing woman in STEM innovator and entrepreneur, I am consulted on the state, national, and international levels in various capacities including STEM workforce development strategies and entrepreneurship programs for women. I have done extensive work with government, academic institutions, and professional associations to evaluate the policies and programs that shape vibrant innovation ecosystems. I have served in leadership roles in educational and non-profit boards, and professional associations, such as AWIS, SWE, and IEEE Women In Engineering (WIE).
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